Langham Hospitality Group has demonstrated its commitment to the China market with the appointment of Lo Young to the newly-created role of Regional Vice President, China to lead the company’s operations and expansion.
Mr. Young has over 28 years of hospitality experience spanning from food & beverage, rooms and operations gained from well-known international hotels group in various major cities like Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Singapore, Guangzhou and Tianjin.
He is former regional responsibilities included supporting over 50 hotels under a number of brands covering China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Korea. He also served as Regional VP - South China where he oversaw more than 30 hotels operations in China, supporting hotel openings, re-branding, and managing owner relationships.
He returned to Hong Kong in 2009 after more than 5 years in Shanghai. His most recent role was VP – Operations for a Hong-Kong based hotel management group.
As Regional Vice President – China, Mr. Young will leverage his extensive China experience to lead the rapidly growing hotels operations for all Langham Hospitality Group brands in China.
Brett Butcher, Chief Executive Officer of Langham Hospitality Group said: “The group sees the ‘New Silk Road’ of China, through to India and the Middle East as the backbone of growth plan and expansion in the next five years. Lo’s previous background combined with his wealth of experience in China will make him an invaluable asset to the group’s pursuit of future opportunities in the region .”